Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Parkville.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: There are no formal contact requirements, however regular and sustained contact with your supervisor is required. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|Core Participation Requirements:||N/A|
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Candidates undertake a substantial piece of original research while under academic supervision. The work, submitted in the form of a thesis, must satisfy examiners that it contributes to knowledge and demonstrates authority in the candidate's field of investigation. A PhD thesis differs from a resarch Masters thesis by its more comprehensive treatment of its subject.
The University expects its doctoral graduates to have the following attributes:
Assessment is by way of externally examined 100,000 word thesis.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctoral degrees at the University of Melbourne seek to develop graduates who demonstrate academic leadership, increasing independence, creativity and innovation in their research work. In addition, professional doctoral studies provide advanced training designed to enhance professional knowledge in a specialist area, and encourage the acquisition of a wide range of advanced and transferable skills.
The University expects its doctoral graduates to have the following qualities and skills:
|Links to further information:||Further information about the Doctor of Philosophy at The University Melbourne please see the Melbourne School of Graduate Studies website http://www.gradresarch.unimelb.edu.au for information about candidature, administrative and financial matters relating to the Doctor of Philosophy. International Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy should read the information above and may also like to check the following web page http://www.unimelb.edu.au/international/|
|Notes:||Entry requirements Applicants must hold an appropriate qualification in medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, psychology, podiatry, a relevant field of science or related health science. Applicants who have first-class honours or who have completed a Master degree may enrol directly into a PhD. Other applicants will normally be enrolled in a Master by Research degree and may apply to transfer to the PhD program if acceptable academic progress is made. Applications Please contact the Research Student Co-ordinator by email writing about 500 words describing your general research interests. Attach your Curriculum Vitae to your email and send to: physio-postgrad@ unimelb.edu.au We will advise you further about the application process following consideration of this submission.|
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